Charity of the Year
Our Charity of the Year 2017 has been announced as Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance!
About Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance brings an advanced critical care team to people in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight when they need it most. Available both day and night, 365 days a year, the Air Ambulance critical care team are called out many times a day to attend to road traffic collisions, sporting accidents, collapses and many other incidents. A highly skilled crew of Doctors, Paramedics and Pilots can be at the scene of an incident within minutes, ready to deliver the same level of care that you would expect from a hospital emergency department. It currently costs in excess of £9,000 a day to maintain the life saving service, and it is only thanks to the generosity of the communities that they serve that they are able keep the Air Ambulance flying and saving lives.
Fundraising events for 2017
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance will be using the funds raised in partnership with Southampton Airport to continue the important, life saving work that they do every day. Keep an eye on our social media channels to find out when the Air Ambulance team will be at the airport so you can pop in to show your support.
Southampton Airport Runway Run
This year our Runway Run will take place at 6am on the 25th June. Want to get involved? Visit our Runway Run page for more information!